Edward Miles (British, 1752-1828) John Dawson Downes Esq (1758-1829), wearing blue coat, white waistcoat, chemise, stock and cravat, powdered wig
Lot 102Y
Edward Miles
(British, 1752-1828)
John Dawson Downes Esq (1758-1829), wearing blue coat, white waistcoat, chemise, stock and cravat, powdered wig
Sold for £750 (US$ 1,230) inc. premium

Lot Details
Edward Miles (British, 1752-1828)
John Dawson Downes Esq (1758-1829), wearing blue coat, white waistcoat, chemise, stock and cravat, powdered wig.
Gold frame, the reverse with aperture, glazed to reveal seed pearl monogram JDD on plaited hair.
Oval, 71mm (2 13/16in) high
Provenance: By family descent

Footnotes

  • John Dawson Downes was a bookseller and printer in Great Yarmouth. He married Mary Drake (1759-1829) in 1810 and they had no issue. Mary was the widow of Mayor Henry Alexander. Mr Dawson Downes retired from business to Old Gunton Hall in Lowestoft, Suffolk where he occupied himself with hawking and falconry.
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